Today, we celebrate the 70th birthday of Professor Oded Galor, a North Star in the field of economics. His groundbreaking work has illuminated our understanding of humanity’s economic journey. His dedication to research has inspired countless individuals around the world. The Journal of Population Economics and the GLO global network is grateful for his endless support and great inspirations. On this special day, we honor his remarkable contributions and wish him a very happy birthday. May his path continue to be marked by curiosity, discovery, and success.